China is improving and increasing number of English-taught programs, in their universities which shows the number available increasing by 63 percent in the last five years. Currently almost 500,000 international students from all parts of the Globe are enrolled in Chinese universities in 2018/2019 session.
There are about 59,000 foreign students receiving a full funded scholarship in 2018/2019.
Chinese Government-Chinese University Scholarships
Chinese University Program is a full scholarship for designated Chinese universities and certain provincial education offices in specific provinces or autonomous regions to recruit outstanding international students for graduate studies in China. This scholarship only support master’s students for no more than 3 academic years or doctoral students for no more than 4 academic years. The Chinese University Program provides a full scholarship which covers tuition waiver, accommodation, stipend, and comprehensive medical insurance.
Beijing Government Scholarships
The Beijing Government Scholarship was established by Beijing Municipal Government, aiming to provide tuition fees fully or partially to the international students studying or applying for studying in Beijing. Several scholarships are offered each year for undergraduate, masters and doctoral degrees. The scholarship covers tuition fees.
Shanghai Government Scholarship
This scholarship, provided by Shanghai government for international students studying in Shanghai, is in two types: Master’s or Doctoral degrees (full scholarship) and undergraduate degrees (partial scholarship). For bachelors student, the scholarship covers tuition waiver and comprehensive medical insurance. For master’s and doctoral students, it covers tuition waiver, accommodation, stipend, and comprehensive medical insurance.
Chinese Government Bilateral Scholarship Program
Bilateral Program includes a full or partial scholarship established by Chinese Ministry of Education in accordance with educational exchange agreements or consensus between Chinese government and governments of other countries, institutions, universities or international organizations. The Bilateral Program supports undergraduate, graduate students, general scholars and senior scholars. Undergraduate scholarship recipients must register for Chinese-taught credit courses. Graduate and non-degree scholarship students can register for either the Chinese-taught program or the English-taught program. The Bilateral Program provides both full scholarships and partial scholarships.
Jiangsu Provincial Government Scholarships
This scholarship will be provided to the excellent overseas students or scholars to undertake full time study in universities and colleges of Jiangsu. It will also include those non-degree program and exchange students. The scholarship will cover Full fee waiver of tuition, registration, laboratory experiments, internship, and basic textbooks; Accommodation, Monthly stipend, Medical insurance and more. There are also partial scholarships for CNY30000 for one year and the awardees will receive the scholarship half by half in two semesters. Scholarship is open for undergraduate, masters and PhD studies.